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Masa

#243 of 2,348 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Neighborhood:
South End
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Spanish, Contemporary
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439 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6304 (Arlington and Berkeley)
617-338-8884
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Today
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

they have outdoor seating on fridays and saturdays and you can have your dog there but if you are drinking, per MA law, you need to order food and yet they only offer their tapas inside at the bar. it is a big deterrent for my office that is close by. We don't want to order entrees or overly involved... More 

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Thank Schroth07
Brooklyn, New York
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I had brunch here our second visit to Boston. The food is good but it extremely packed and noisy as ever. Its either you eat outside in the heat where its quiet or be cool but cramped and can't really here what your date or waiter/waitress is even saying. I get it ... its a popular restaurant.... More 

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Thank Roxanne E
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I made reservations because I heard it got crowded on a Saturday morning. We were seated right away and blown away by the reasonable cost of the food. It was DELICIOUS and our server was excellent. I love this place and will be back soon!

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Thank Michelle W
Arlington, Massachusetts
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98 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The brunch is a great deal (at this writing $9.95 for two courses), and there are several tasty cocktails to choose from, including a habanero watermelon margarita. The kids menu has good choices at reasonable prices. Eat some of their signature breads and spreads while you wait for your meal to be served. A nice treat with a great vibe.... More 

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Thank Earp-McMullen
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The brunch fiesta is a great deal ($9.95 for two courses). There were a good amount of vegetarian options. Alcoholic drinks are about $9. I booked ahead on OpenTable but the place wasn't crowded around 10:30am on a Sunday.

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Thank Kayla O
West Hartford, Connecticut
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can’t beat the brunch for $9.95 in a city like Boston. I think service would have been better if we had a table but none was available so we sat at the bar. The quality and taste of food was pretty good. I would go back again next time we are in Boston.

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Thank Pratigya K
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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575 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Mother's day brunch was wonderful! This place has great pancakes and Crab Benedict! Orange Juice is fresh and tastes like it should! Service was really nice! The only reason I will not give the maximum is because of the hostess. We arrived 20 min prior to our reserved time and she could not seat us despite the fact that the... More 

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new jersey
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172 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

First time here and we will be back. We tried the Texas toast that was amazing. We also had the plantains and Mexican omelet with Chorizo. It was all delicious and washed it down with a Tequila Mary. It does get very crowded, but they do take reservation. Enjoy!

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Thank shop4ever
Boston, Massachusetts
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130 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I have enjoyed brunch at Masa several times. The food is good and the tequila sunrise is exceptional. Prices are good for Boston and the service is friendly. What's not to like? Enjoy.

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Thank jsburg
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

We went to Masa for their Sunday brunch. We got there around 10am, and there was already a big crowd. If you are going any later, I would recommend reservations. Their brunch fiesta special is great if you are there before 11. We both had the empanada and huevos rancheros paired with a glass of sangria. All of them were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Spanish, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 439 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6304
    (Arlington and Berkeley)
  • Public Transportation: Arlington T stop green line, or Back Bay station on the Orange Line
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighborhood: South End
  • Phone Number: 617-338-8884

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in South End

Neighborhood Profile
South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are scattered around this neighborhood. There are many gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and restaurants. It is also home to art galleries, interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open market during the summer months. The South End is a true find in the city, with a more residential feeling than Back Bay.